Maria Vicente & Erica Rand Silverman – 12 X 12 Featured Agents February 2016

Little GOLDen Book members of 12 x 12 will be able to choose one of two agents to submit their manuscript to each month. Maria Vicente of P.S. Literary will be accepting picture book submissions from 12 x 12 Gold members February 1-15.…

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12 X 12 January 2016 Check-in!

Well, well, well. We've reached the end of the first month of the fifth year of 12 x 12! And what an exciting one it's been! As of this writing, we have exactly 740 members who've joined us in 2016…

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12 X 12 Success Story: Vivian Kirkfield

To continue our series on 12 x 12 Picture Book Writing Challenge Success Stories, today we're shining the spotlight on Vivian Kirkfield. Just last week, Publisher's Weekly announced her very first book deal - SWEET DREAMS SARAH - to be…

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On registration day, I shared Marcie Colleen's 12 x 12 success story. Today it's Tim McCanna's turn. Tim is another inaugural member of 12 x 12, going into his fifth year of membership. Since joining 12 x 12, he's published a…

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Today is the day many of you have been waiting for. EVERYONE who is interested in joining the 12 x 12 Picture Book Writing Challenge is now invited to come on in! To celebrate this first day of general registration…

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12 X 12 January Featured Author Ame Dyckman

I told our FIRST 12 x 12 featured author of 2016, Ame Dyckman, that I wish I had even 1/8 of her energy and humor. You'll see what I mean after you read this EPIC post! It makes me so…

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12 X 12 December 2016 Check-in Winner!

It's time to give away our December prize! This month's winner will win a 12 x 12 2016 SILVER membership! And the winner is... NANCY RIMAR!! Congrats! Please contact Kelli at kelli (at) JulieHedlund (dot) com with your mailing address to…

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Meet Our 2016 12 X 12 Scholarship Winners!

Let's ring in the New Year by congratulating and welcoming our 2016 12 x 12 Picture Book Writing Challenge Scholarship winners! In 2014, the 12 x 12 community generously donated funds to provide four scholarships in two categories -- Diversity and…

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